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folktale

noun

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a traditional description of imaginary events circulated orally among a people
  • West African folktales that continue to be passed from generation to generation through storytelling

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The first known use of folktale was in 1850

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“Folktale.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/folktale. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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